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MAN, Maj Gen Christopher Mark Morrice (1914-1989)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Man
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: MAN, Maj Gen Christopher Mark Morrice (1914-1989)
Date(s): Created 1945
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1914; educated at Eastbourne College and Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Lt, Middlesex Regt, 1936; served with 1 Bn, Middlesex Regt, 1937-1945; commanded Army Air Transport Training and Development Centre, 1953-1955; General Staff Officer Grade 1, War Office, 1955-1957; commanded Infantry Junior Leaders' Bn, 1957-1959; commanded 125 Infantry Bde(Territorial Army), 1959-1962; Head of Commonwealth Liaison Mission, UN Command, Korea and British Military Attaché, Seoul, 1962-1964; General Officer Commanding, 49 Infantry Div, Territorial Army and North Midland District, 1964-1967; Col, Middlesex Regt, 1965-1966; President, Regular Army Commission, 1967-1969; Deputy Col, Queen's Regt, 1967-1969, and Honorary Col, 1970-1971; died in 1989.


Scope and content/abstract:

Two official Admiralty photographs of the Hong Kong Surrender Ceremony, 1945.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 file

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide available on-line at, anddetailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1990.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Imperial War Museum holds diary written as a POW, Kobe Camp, 1943-1945, and other notes concerning hisexperiences as a POW, 1942-1945. National Army Museum holds papers relating to his service with theMiddlesex Regt (Ref: 9404-9437).

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 1997

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